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News Headlines – December 4, 2017

Last Updated on December 3rd, 2017

Written by Paul Bomleny

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(Undated) — Here is the latest news: The National Review is bashing Governor Rauner. Longtime Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush is running for a 14th term. Police are searching for a man who robbed a CVS pharmacy in Peoria this week.

>>National Review Calls Rauner Worst Republican Governor In America

(Undated) — The National Review is bashing Governor Rauner. The conservative editorial magazine has dubbed him the “Worst Republican Governor in America.” The Review criticizes Rauner for signing a bill earlier this year that expanded abortion coverage in Illinois. The move prompted outrage from many Republicans, who accused the governor of broken promises.

>>Congressman Bobby Rush Running For 14th Term

(Chicago, IL) — Longtime Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush is running for a 14th term. The Chicago Democrat tells the “Sun Times” that he will file his nominating petition on Monday. He says he is returning to protect the legacy of former President Obama. Rush has been in office for nearly 25-years.

>>Man Robs Peoria CVS

(Peoria, IL) — Police are searching for a man who robbed a CVS pharmacy in Peoria this week. Authorities say the suspect entered the store on North Sterling Avenue Wednesday night. He tried to use a Link card to buy a Starbucks coffee drink, but the card was declined. The man then demanded money from the register and took off with undisclosed amount of cash.

>>Tazewell County Inmate Planned To Stab Pregnant Guard

(Pekin, IL) — A Tazewell County jail inmate is accused of planning to stab a pregnant jail guard. Bryan Arnold was charged yesterday with possessing a weapon in a penal institution. Prosecutors say he told another inmate that he was going to attack the guard with a self-made knife. Arnold has been jailed since November 8th on charges of possessing a stolen vehicle and unlawful use of a credit card.

>>Bob Daiber Running For Governor

(Springfield, IL) — Bob Daiber is running for governor of Illinois next year. The Madison County regional superintendent of schools filed petitions this week to run for the Democratic nomination in the March 20th primary. A number of other Democrats have submitted petitions, including state Senator Daniel Biss, Chris Kennedy and J.B. Pritzker.